Race hygiene in germany o eugenics becomes known as

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Race Hygiene in Germany o Eugenics becomes known as Race Hygiene in Germany o How do you measure an asocial? The Sterilization Law of 1933 o People are Aryan but because of diseases, o The first step is the Sterilization Law of 1933 July of 1933, The Nazi’s issue a sterilization law to sterilize those who carry hereditary diseases. o The Nazi’s draw on existing bureaucracy. The Persecution of Black Germans and Sinti/Roma o Both groups are persecuted as asocial and are sent to compulsory sterilization. o Sinti and Roma Are an old ethnic religious group in Europe who have been targeted as outsides because they were “drifter” who were always migrating Even though they were Christian, the Nazis felt as if they degenerated The Persecution of Homosexuals o Law that prohibited sexual relations between men. o Nazi homophobia is different than homophobia we know today o Homosexuals were an abomination because they were opting out of reproducing
Of producing a master race o Homosexual things are shut down (like bathhouses) o Institute of Sexual Research is shut down People who frequent it, are arrested. o 15,000 gay men die in concentration camps, they were branded that they were degenerate (pink triangle) From Persecution to Mass Murder Attacks on the Disabled o First victims of mass murder are not Jews but are disabled children and disabled adults o They try to keep the euthanasia a secret. Not run through a government office They run it privately to keep it a secret They want to recruit doctors and nurses Children are overdosed with medication Adults were gassed. o Mass murder was tested first on the disables Conclusion Lecture 6: 1/26/17 Terms to Remember o Anschluss (German annexation of Austria, March, 1938) o The Sudetenland Crisis and the Munich Conference (September, 1938) o Lebensraum (“living space” for Aryans) o The Slavic peoples (including Poles, Russians, Ukrainians, Czechs, Serbs, and others) o Heinrich Himmler o Adolf Eichmann o Baltic Germans o Ghetto, Ghettoization In Search of War, 1938-1939 o Third Reich: Nazi Regime, the third empire of Germany o Consolidation of Power: Passing of racial laws, Nuremberg laws, and targeting boycotts o Stage three is the pursuit of War. o Vatican Pact: A promise on the Nazi party saying they won’t go to war so don’t engage in systematic protests of the regime o Non Aggression Pact with Poland: Won’t attack each other o Pact with Britain: Germany will limit their size of the Naval fleet to be only a certain part of British Navy o Pact with Italy: Promising friendship and mutual aid and becomes the foundation for a war time pact that emerges later. (Hitler and Stalin Pact) o Pact with Soviet Union: An agreement to divide eastern Europe into spheres of influence.
Paves the way for German expansion into Poland If Germany wants to reconquer the land they conquered in WW1, the soviet union will not attack.

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